The medieval socle or base stands at the east end of the grave of Charles Henry Fairfax, separate from the Saxon shaft [see SMR 17203] which stands at the west end. The socle consists of an undecorated dressed sandstone block with worn chamfered corners. In the top there is a rectangular socket which measures 36cm by 28cm, which gives an indication of the scale and shape of the missing medieval cross shaft. (1)
Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1984. Scheduling Notification: A-S high cross shaft & med cross base in the churchyard of All Saints' Church. 23346.
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Centred SK 2449 4126 (13m by 13m) (Approximate)
BRAILSFORD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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